(CMR) The Official Opposition has issued the following message on the passing of Mr. John McLean JP, OBE.
The Official Opposition of the Legislative Assembly of the Cayman Islands wishes to express sincere condolences to the family of Mr. John Bonwell McLean JP, OBE who it is understood passed away quietly today August 24th, 2019.
Mr. McLean served as the Legislative Representative for the district of East End from 1976 until 2000. During his long tenure as a representative and Executive Council (EXCO) member he was instrumental in many aspects of the development of the Cayman Islands, including; Agriculture; Water Authority; Road Networks and the infrastructure in general. The people of East End witnessed and benefited from a number of infrastructural projects within the district under his leadership: better roads, civic centers, farm roads to name a few.
While we are saddened to hear of his passing, we pause here to pay tribute to his many years of service to our country and in particular his contribution to our development. We share in this loss to his family, friends and people of East End.
May his soul rest in peace